Rated films are those the team or guest reviewers enjoyed, and feel are worth highlighting because of their production techniques. Reviews may contain spoilers.
Sophie Piggott’s poignant film explores her dad’s response to a life-changing event.
Set in Sheffield, Ibrahim Ahmed's Khat examines the use of a substance soon to be banned.
A diverse mix of characters contemplate dreams and the city in this haunting film.
Film about a 14 year old from Wales, born in a female body, but identifying as male.
A boxer helps his trainer turn his life around. Alex Ash's film offers a candid subversion of a sporting cliché.
A man describes his struggle with anxiety attacks in this visually distinctive personal film from Philip Coleman.
A barbershop in Hackney proves to be a sanctuary for young people where they reflect on their life and future.
Jade-Marie Joseph takes a snapshot of a group between youth and adulthood and shows a positive side to urban youth culture.
A crash changes the life of a semi-professional mountain biker in a tale of overcoming adversity by Kris Forrest and Chris Seager.
A young farmer describes the challenges of rural isolation in Gary Marshall's evocative short film.